CT 44, 49

SEAL no. 7527

Copy / Photo
Tablet Siglum
BM 78245 (Bu 88-5-12, 100)
Collection
British Museum, London
Edition
297-300
Studies
Genre / Classification
Hymns and Prayers, miscellaneous
Provenance
Text

obv.

  1. [ta?-n]i?-it?-ti?⸣ […]
  2. [x]-x-šu-nu a-na? []
  3. [d]a-ad-mi-šu-un šu-te-šu-ra-am?!
  4. [ge]-eš-ḫu-ri-šu-nu ma-šu-tim
  5. [tu-u]r-ra aš-ri-šu-nu ka-a-šum iz-za-ak-ru
  6. [na?]-di-in-kum iš-ti-šu-nu ma-as-sú
  7. [ṣi]-rum dUTU i-lum til-la-at-ka
  8. [] x-tu-um-ma re-ṣú-ka šu-ú i-na pu-úḫ-ri-im
  9. [d]a-ri-iš it-ta-al-la-ku i-na im-ni-ka
  10. […m]u? ša-al-la-as-sú ep-ra-am la tu-ba-al-li-il?!
  11. [] tu-ta DUMU? ša ki ka-la it-tu-šu
  12. [mu]-ša-ḫi-iz pa-ar-ṣí a-ša-re-di-šu
  13. [ta?]-aš-ta-ak-ka-an mu-ti-šu i-na re-ši-tim
  14. […a]-na a-pi ú-ma-šil? a-na-ku

ed.

  1. [x x] x-x-iš ḫu-um-ma-a-ku
  2. []-ta?-šu ku-ul-la-a-ku

rev.

  1. [] dé-a-i-bi-šu NAR DUMU dèr-ra-ga-mil
  2. [a-ki]-il ik-ki-bi-im ša i-lim mu-ub-bi-ir! zi-ik-ri
  3. []-i-ma i-na ma-aḫ-ra-ka li-di-nam
  4. [] ù i-li a-na ù šu-a-ti
  5. [] x-ša-an-ni an-zi-il-la-ka li-mu-úr
  6. [] x a-na-ku e-še-ṭú šu-ú iš-te-e-ṭá
  7. [] ib-ni iš-ti-ni-iš ru-ú-tam
  8. [… -i]š at?!-ḫu-tim ma-aḫ-ra-ka la ni-is-ḫu-ur
  9. [] x-še?-eb ma-mi-it-ka ra-bi-tam
  10. [… i]z-ku-ra-am ni-iš-ka kab-ta-am
  11. [] x-ḫa be-lu-ti-ka
  12. [] x x […] x-šu-ur
  13. [] x

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Translation

obv.

  1. […so]ng of praise (?) […]
  2. to […] their […]
  3. to keep their [dw]ellings in order,
  4. their forgotten [de]signs,
  5. to restore them, did they command.
  6. A leader (?) was [gi]ven to you by them.
  7. the [su]blime Šamaš, the god, your help,
  8. … and he is your helper. In the assembly
  9. they were at your right for ever.
  10. … his loot, the dust you didn't mix?.
  11. […] You find a son, whose sign fulfils everything (?).
  12. Who lets his firstborns seize the cultic orders,
  13. You put your men at the front.
  14. […] I reduced it to reeds.

ed.

  1. […] I am paralyzed,
  2. […] I am held back.

rev.

  1. […] Ea-ibbīšu, the musician, son of Erra-gāmil,
  2. [who trans]gresses the taboo of the god, who accuses men,
  3. […] … and he shall judge before you.
  4. […] and my god, me and him,
  5. […he shall (?)] me […], he shall see your punishment (?).
  6. […] I sin (and) he (too) has sinned.
  7. […] he created friendship together,
  8. before you, we didn't look for [the …] of brotherhood (?).
  9. […] your great oath
  10. […] he said, your important oath,
  11. […] of your lordship

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Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
ākilum devourer, that eats 18
alākum (v.) (DU) G to go, walk; Gt go off, away; Gtn wander, go repeatedly, roam about, walk 9
amārum (v.) G to see; catch sight of; N pass. of G, be found 21
ana I to, for [2], 14
ana II I 20
anāku I, me 14, 22
anzillum taboo 21
apum (gišGI) reed-bed, reed 14
ašarēdum (SAG.KAL) first and foremost, pre-eminent, leader 12
ašrum (KI) place, site 5
atḫûtum brotherhood 24
balālum (v.) G to mix up; D coat, smear 10
banûm (v.) G to build, create; N be created, made 23
bēlūtum leadership, rule, domination 27
dadmū the inhabited world; villages, settlements 3
dāriš forever 9
diānum, dânum (v.) to judge 19
Ea-ibbīšu 17
eperum (SAḪAR.ḪI.A) earth, soil, dust 10
Erra-gāmil PN 17
ešērum (v.) G be straight, direct towards; be or become all right, be fair; Š put in good condition, make straight 3
gešḫurum drawing, design 4
ḫamûm I (v.) to paralyze 15
ikkibum taboo 18
ilum (DINGIR) god, deity 7, 18, 20
imnum right hand, right side 9
ina in, on, by, from 8, 9, 13, 19
ištēniš together, as one 23
ištum from, out of, since, after 6
ittum sign, mark 11
kabtum heavy, substantial, honoured, distinguished 26
kalûm II (DÙ.A.BI) all, totality, everything 11
kâšim to you 5
like, how?, if, that 11
kullum III (v.) to hold, hold back 16
not 10, 24
maḫrum II front, presence 19, 24
māmītum oath, curse 25
mārum (DUMU) boy, son, descendant 11, 17
mašālum (v.) G to equal; D to make equal, proportionate 14
mašûm II (v.) to forget 4
mātum (KUR; KALAM) land, country 6
mubbirum who accuses 18
mušāḫizum who lets seize 12
mutum husband; man, warrior 13
nadānum (v.) (SUM) G to give, bestow obv. 6
nārum II (NAR) musician, singer 17
nīšum II (oath of the) life 26
parṣum office, (cultic) ordinance, divine powers, rites 12
rabûm (GAL) I big 25
rēštum beginning, point, prime 13
rēṣum helper, supporter, ally 8
rū'ūtum friendship 23
ša who(m), which, of 11, 18
saḫārum (v.) G go around, turn, search; N to turn back, come back 24
šakānum (v.) (GAR) to put, place, lay down 13
šallatum booty 10
Šamaš, šamšum (dUtu) DN, sun 7
šêṭum (v.) to miss, to bypass, to disdain 22
ṣīrum exalted, supreme, splendid, outstanding 7
šū he, that 8, 22
šuāti, šâti him, her, it 20
tanittum, šanittum (hymn of) praise 1
târum (v.) (GUR) G to turn, return, become again; D to bring, send, give, pay back 5
tillatum (ILLAT) help; reinforcement 7
u and, but, also 20
watûm (v.) to find, discover 11
zakārum (v.) to speak, say, name, mention; talk; swear 5, 26
zikarum, zikrum (NITA) male, virile; man 18
Signs in text
299
Words in text
121
Sumerograms in text
3
% of Sum. in text
2
Lines in text
30
Average signs per line in text
9.97
SD of signs per line
3.92
Revision History
Wasserman, Nathan
Photography, web-imaging
08/03/12
Streck, Michael P.
Catalogue
12/03/13
Pohl, Antonia
Bibliography, transliteration, vocabulary
26/01/22
Pohl, Antonia
Translation
04/02/22
Pohl, Antonia
Vocabulary
21/02/22
Tulaikova, Yulia
Additions to the index
03/04/22